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  • ACCC prepares to gather more NBN data from telcos

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued new rules for Internet service providers (ISPs) that will require them to periodically hand over to the ACCC a range of data relating to services on their networks.

  • Growth of mobile downloads outstrips fixed line, ABS finds

    The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Australians’ appetite for Internet services reveal — unsurprisingly — that downloads continue to soar, reaching more than 4.08 exabytes in the three months ending 30 June.

  • ABS seeks to avoid #CensusFail 2.0

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics has begun its preparations for the 2021 Census, seeking a supplier to provide the online component of the national data-gathering exercise.

  • Not enough Australian dial-up users to bother counting, ABS says

    Is it the end of an era or had the era already ended long ago? The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) twice a year releases its Internet Activity report, containing a host of information about how we access the Internet — and the latest edition featured a noticeable absence.